Food Waste and the Environment

To create awareness of the impact of food waste on the environment
Rotary Melbourne partnered with OzHarvest and the City of Melbourne to present a lunch at Cumulus Inc on 1st May as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021.

The Risks to Australia of a 3°C Warmer World

In March this year The Australian Academy of Science released a report calling on the Australian government to take immediate action and transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions over the next ten to twenty-years in order to play our part in avoiding the destructive impact of climate change. Click to access the report andContinue reading “The Risks to Australia of a 3°C Warmer World”


A most beautiful article published in the New Yorker, beautifully illustrated, a delight to the senses, covering a concerning topic. Every November, around the Day of the Dead, millions of monarch butterflies descend on a forest of oyamel firs in the mountains of central Mexico. The butterflies have never seen the forest before, but theyContinue reading “SAVING THE BUTTERFLY FOREST”


Every year thousands of tonnes of household waste is sent to landfill. This includes furniture, whitegoods, plastic, metal, glassware, toys, clothing, cans, batteries, mattresses, cleaning products, cardboard, books, paper products and importantly electronic (e-waste) items – computers, laptops, iPads, smart phones and printer ink cartridges. Many of these items contain valuable raw materials that can be preserved.